The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 58 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.04% 0.28% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.33% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Manual Testing
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
395 301 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 82.29% 85.03% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 323 268 291
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) System Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) Java
6 2 (28.57%) Perl
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) JUnit
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) UNIX
6 2 (28.57%) Flash
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) Ruby
6 2 (28.57%) Ajax
6 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) TestNG
6 2 (28.57%) Image Processing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (28.57%) TestNG
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) QA Tester
2 4 (57.14%) QA Test Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) QA Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Development Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Flash
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
1 2 (28.57%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) LINQ
2 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Image Processing
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft